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Faces Places

Opening Date: Thursday, 25 Jan 2018

Agnès Varda, whose unique cinematic vision since the 1950s has earned her a loyal following of enthusiastic cinephiles around the world, and the iconic photographer/muralist JR, boasting over a million followers on Instagram, have more in common than one might imagine. Both share a lifelong passion for images and how ... more

Molly's Game

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Feb 2018

Aaron Sorkin makes his feature film directorial debut with a razor-sharp true-life thriller of an Olympic-level skier turned underground poker maven. Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) finds herself at a loose end when an injury sidelines her professional skiing aspirations. Taking a year off study, a job as an office assistant comes ... more


Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Feb 2018

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Join director Jacqueline Joseph at Nova for a Q&A when she discusses her inspiring documentary. One film. Five legendary athletes. The compelling and inspiring story of the journeys of tennis champion Martina Navratilova, golf great Jack Nicklaus, Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci, track and field star Edwin Moses, ... more

Room, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 3 Feb 2018

MELBOURNE'S HOME OF 'THE ROOM' SINCE FEBRUARY 2010! Written, directed and starring Tommy Wiseau, THE ROOM is like no other film you’ve seen. Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) seems to have it all - a beautiful fiancée, Lisa, great friends and a job with a promotion in the works. But Lisa, (Juliette ... more


Opening Date: Tuesday, 6 Feb 2018

Please note there will be no CineTrivia in January. NO POLITICS, SPORT OR GEOGRAPHY - JUST CINEMA! Film buffs unite, Cinema Nova brings you a monthly movie trivia event. Join us in the Nova Bar for a fabulous evening of laughs, drinks, food, games, surprises and of course trivia. We’ll ... more

Happy End

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Feb 2018

Michael Haneke (Amour, The White Ribbon) returns with a twisted, dark satire on affluence and human suffering set in one of the current epicentres of humanity’s moral failure. Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant and Mathieu Kassovitz play members of the Laurent family, who run a successful construction company and are so bound ... more


Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Feb 2018

Director Joshua Z. Weinstein enters the world of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in New York City, and finds a star in first time actor Menashe Lustig, who plays a loosely fictionalised version of himself in a story of a widower who causes concern in the community with his defiant ways. ... more

Wound, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Feb 2018

ADVANCE SCREENING: Tuesday February 6, 6.30pm. Tickets on sale now! Nova Exclusive! A man’s sense of identity is rocked as secrets are revealed during a sacred rite performed by the Xhosa people of South Africa in this dramatic look into an ancient culture battling against contemporary sensibilities. ... more

Cinema Fiasco: Konga

Opening Date: Friday, 9 Feb 2018

The only thing that excites Cinema Fiasco’s hosts more than a man in a gorilla suit is Michael Gough at his scenery-chewing best and, in KONGA, you get the best of both worlds. Lost in the jungles of Africa (after a hilariously staged plane crash), a mad scientist discovers a ... more

Met Opera: Tosca

Opening Date: Saturday, 10 Feb 2018

Andris Nelsons conducts a new staging of Puccini’s dramatic tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar. Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann star as the heroine Tosca and her lover Cavaradossi, with Zeljko Lucic (replacing Bryn Terfel) as the villainous Scarpia. ... more


Opening Date: Sunday, 11 Feb 2018

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Join director David Wenham live in-cinema when he discusses his feature directorial debut. In the middle of a crowded city the paths of two strangers, a man and a woman, collide. This accidental, chance occurrence sets in motion a chain of events that sees the two ... more

Lady Bird

Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

ADVANCE SCREENING: Thursday 1 February 2018 at 6.30pm. Tickets on sale now! ADVANCE SCREENING PROM PARTY: Friday 9 February 2018 at 8.00pm. Celebrate the release of Greta Gerwig’s critically acclaimed solo directorial debut with an advance screening followed by a Prom Party in the Nova Bar & Kitchen. Dress ... more

NT Live: Follies

Opening Date: Saturday, 17 Feb 2018

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and captured live for cinemas. New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have ... more


Opening Date: Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Wednesday 21 February, 6.45pm: Q&A with producers Nick Byrd and Eleanor Sharp, and local Melbourne MAMIL Jayman Prestidge, who is featured in the film. Tickets available below! What on earth is a MAMIL? You’ve definitely seen them around here in Carlton – they’re Middle-Aged Men In Lycra. ... more

Fantastic Woman, A

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

PRIVILEGE MEMBER ADVANCE SCREENING: Thursday 15 February at 7.00pm. Special $13 Privilege Member rate. Tickets on sale now! A star is born with an incendiary performance from Daniela Vega as Marina, the titular fantastic woman, in the latest film from Chilean director Sebastián Lelio (Gloria). Marina is a waitress by ... more

TFF: Food Fighter

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere THURSDAY 22 FEBRUARY OPENING NIGHT – includes a Q&A with Ronni Kahn (CEO of OzHarvest) and Dan Goldberg (director) followed by Opening Night Party at the Cinema Nova Bar! OzHarvest CEO Ronni Kahn has enough passion and drive to move mountains – but can she reduce the $20 billion ... more

Meal Tickets

Opening Date: Friday, 23 Feb 2018

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Join director Mat de Koning and band members from the Screwtop Detanators and Will Stoker & The Embers, when they discuss their rock documentary – ten years in the making! A documentary filmed over 10 years, MEAL TICKETS is a cautionary tale of life in the ... more

TFF: 500 Years

Opening Date: Friday, 23 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere / Presented by The Rescope Project 500 years is the third instalment of Resistance Saga Trilogy. From a history-making genocide trial, to the overthrow of a President, this award winning film tells the sweeping saga of resistance and activism in Guatemala as the indigenous Mayan population struggles for justice ... more

TFF: Amplify Her

Opening Date: Friday, 23 Feb 2018

Followed by Q & A with director, Ian Mackenzie Featuring animated comics by a team of 21 females, ‘Amplify Her’ follows the lives of electronic dance music artists Blondrton, Applecat and Lux Moderna as they overcome isolation, illness and gender bias. This stunningly crafted, poetic film by Ian MacKenzie (Occupy Love, Sacred ... more

TFF: Last Animals, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 24 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere 'A quietly stunning call-to-arms’ - Jezebel ‘Elegiac, and hopefully galvanizing...who are we, she asks, as guardians of this planet, if we allow the slaughter of these mystical, beautiful beasts to continue.’ - Screendaily The Last Animals is a visceral adventure story about an extraordinary group of people who go to ... more

TFF: Empathy

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere / Presented by Loving Earth Ed eats milk, and cheese, and… animals. He wears leather shoes and woollen jumpers. Ed is commissioned to make a documentary about the impacts of human lifestyles on the animal world. Teaming up with intelligent and compassionate vegans and following experts down the rabbit hole, ... more

TFF: Evolution of Organic

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere / Presented by Dr. Bronner From the makers of 'Fierce Green Fire' and 'Evolution of Organic' comes the epic story of the birth of organic agriculture, told by those who built the movement. The film follows the motley crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual seekers, and farmer's sons and daughters, who rejected ... more

TFF: Living in the Future's Past

Opening Date: Sunday, 25 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere Academy Award Winner, Jeff Bridges presents a tour de force of original thinking on who we are and the environmental challenges we face. Jeff, alongside prominent scientists and authors, weaves evolution, emergence, entropy, dark ecology, and what some are calling the end of nature, into a story that helps us ... more

TFF: Guardians of the Earth

Opening Date: Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere / Presented by United Nations Association of Australia Followed by a panel discussion. A fly-on-the-wall look inside the halls of power that follows the world's leading politicians and activists who have dedicated their lives to saving humanity from the threat of climate change. Guardians of the Earth gives audiences an ... more

TFF: Unfractured

Opening Date: Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018

Australian Premiere / Presented by the High Commission of Canada Unfractured follows biologist Sandra Steingraber as she reinvents herself as an outspoken anti-fracking activist and throws herself into an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable. Branded a “toxic avenger” by Rolling Stone, Sandra quickly emerges as one of the leaders of ... more

TFF: Within Formal Cities

Opening Date: Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018

Presented by Grimshaw Architects Followed by a panel discussion An exploration of the revolutionary power of well-thought out architecture to improve the lives of some of the world’s most impoverished citizens. Shot in Lima, Bogata, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Santiago, this film follows Abe Drechslier and Brian Gaudo on their ... more

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Mar 2018

MONTHLY MATINEE - Wednesday February 21st – 10.30am Join us for morning tea, a discussion on the golden age of Hollywood hosted by film critic Jan Epstein and special guest Eloise Ross, president of the Melbourne Cinémathèque, door prizes and an advance screening. All at regular tickets prices! 10.15am - Doors ... more

Square, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Mar 2018

NOVA FILM CLUB: Advance screening Tuesday February 20, 6.15pm. The Nova Film Club hosts an advance screening with film passes, drink specials and conversations to follow in the Bar after the film - all included in the ticket price! Come and meet some new Novaphiles. Book now! From Force Majeure director ... more

TFF: Race Is On

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere Followed by a panel discussion A roadmap for the clean energy future we know is possible, 'Race is On' follows British filmmakers James Dike and Paul Mapel as they explore the social, environmental, economic and psychological changes that are needed to create a sustainable, renewable energy economy by 2040. Rating: This ... more

TFF: Third Industrial Revolution

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere / Presented by Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute Featuring renowned climate and economic expert Jeremy Rifkin, this film from Vice Impact lays out a roadmap for how the convergence of the digital communications internet, renewable energy internet, mobility internet and internet of things might coalesce to create a world of ... more

TFF: Gateway Bug, The

Opening Date: Friday, 2 Mar 2018

Followed by Filmmaker Q&A ‘There’s a good chance we’ll all be eating bugs soon’ - Huffington Post Featuring interviews with professionals from the UN, USDA, NRDC, TV host and chef Andrew Zimmern, and Shark Tank star Pat Crowley, ‘The Gateway Bug’ is a documentary about how to feed humanity in an uncertain ... more

TFF: Thank You for the Rain

Opening Date: Friday, 2 Mar 2018

Victorian Premiere “Mastery in the art of filmmaking” - One World Media A powerful story about a Kenyan farmer named Kisilu, his family's dramatic and ongoing battle with climate change, and his life-changing journey as an inspirational environmental activist on the global stage. A moving and inspiring film about the impacts of climate ... more

Met Opera: L’Elisir d’Amore

Opening Date: Saturday, 3 Mar 2018

Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore, staged by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Domingo Hindoyan, stars Pretty Yende as the spirited Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her. Davide Luciano makes his Met debut as the role of Adina’s arrogant fiancé, Belcore and ... more

TFF: Chasing Coral

Opening Date: Saturday, 3 Mar 2018

Followed by a panel discussion ‘An emotional race against time’ - The New York Times ‘We feel we’re witnessing not just death but a heartless form of biological murder.’ - Variety Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an alarming and unprecedented rate. ‘Chasing Coral’, the latest from Jeff Orlowski (Chasing Ice) follows ... more

TFF: May I Be Happy

Opening Date: Saturday, 3 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere ‘May I Be Happy’ showcases the benefits of mindfulness as a way out of violence and suffering. Through poetic cinematography and stories ranging from school yards to prisons, ‘May I Be Happy’ reveals the enormous potential for mindfulness to positively impact young and old alike. Rating: This film has been ... more

TFF: Unseen Enemy

Opening Date: Saturday, 3 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere In the 21st century we are all connected. Population growth, mass urbanization, deforestation, climate change and increased travel have dramatically increased the risk that familiar diseases will emerge, spread and mutate. Unseen Enemy takes us to the frontlines of epidemics across the world and asks the question, 'how will we ... more

TFF: Operation Jeedara

Opening Date: Sunday, 4 Mar 2018

Followed by a panel discussion ‘Jeedara the film celebrates the magnificence of the Great Australian Bight’ -Huffington Post Narrated by Bob Brown and featuring the CEO of Sea Shepherd, Operation Jeedara paints a portrait of a movement locked into one of the greatest environmental battles of all time - the fight to ... more

Oscars - Big Screen Live Telecast

Opening Date: Monday, 5 Mar 2018

PRIVATE INVITE-ONLY EVENT. Ticket price includes drinks, finger food & show bag. You will also go in the running to win some great prizes! Tickets available online via invitation only. This is a strictly industry and media only function. Dress: Red Carpet ... more

TFF: Big Dream

Opening Date: Tuesday, 6 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere / Presented by That Startup Show Followed by a panel discussion Follow the intimate stories of seven young women who are breaking barriers and overcoming personal challenges to pursue their passions in science, math, computing & engineering. From small town Iowa to the bustling streets of the Middle East, 'Big Dream' ... more

TFF: Bending the Arc

Opening Date: Wednesday, 7 Mar 2018

“For proof that hope and determination make a difference, pessimists and cynics need look no further than Bending the Arc” - The Boston Globe An epic story about one man’s heroic quest to bring universal healthcare to the lives of an impoverished Haitian village, paving the way for a better healthcare ... more

TFF: Super Sapiens

Opening Date: Wednesday, 7 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere Featuring world’s leading philosophers and academics, including: Sam Harris, Nick Bostrom, Richard Dawkins, Hugo De Garis and Ben Goertzel, ‘SuperSapiens’ is a mind-boggling exploration of ‘consciousness hacking’ and what our collective future may look like when man merges with machine. An inspiring vision, a dire warning, and an inevitability ... more

In the Fade

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Mar 2018

Diane Kruger magnificently anchors the latest film from acclaimed German-Turkish filmmaker Fatih Akin (Head-On, The Edge of Heaven) as a woman in the depths of grief searching for justice – and if the law can’t provide it she’ll enact it by her own hand. The marriage of Katja (Kruger) and her ... more

TFF: Free Lunch Society

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere ‘Receiving public funds simply for existing may seem like sci-fi, but the idea of an unconditional basic income has been gathering steam’ - Metropole What will we do for work and meaning when the robots take over? 'Free Lunch Society' explores the history, and possible future, of ‘Universal Basic Income’ ... more

TFF: You're Soaking in It

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere ‘You’re Soaking In It’ is a chilling look at advertising in the age of algorithms. Brands are getting deeper into our heads than ever, much more than Don Draper could have ever imagined. The seismic shift from old school, gut instinct ads to the data driven campaigns of today ... more

TFF: Albatross

Opening Date: Friday, 9 Mar 2018

Australian Premiere “Albatross is a piercing, soaring, sobering, exalting artwork, tinged with the sadness of great love, radiantly brilliant.” -Carl Safina, conservationist and writer A deeply powerful visual journey into the heart of a gut-wrenching environmental tragedy. On one of the remotest islands on Earth, tens of thousands of albatross chicks lie ... more

TFF: Alpha Go

Opening Date: Friday, 9 Mar 2018

“Conveys the shock with which men and women suddenly realize they have been overtaken years before they expected to be” - The Hollywood Reporter AlphaGo chronicles a journey from the back streets of Bordeaux, past the coding terminals of Google DeepMind, to Seoul, where a legendary Go master faces an AI ... more

RSC: Twelfth Night

Opening Date: Saturday, 10 Mar 2018

Christopher Luscombe, Director of the ‘glorious’ (Daily Telegraph) Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (2014 and 2016), returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to tackle Shakespeare’s greatest comedy, a brilliantly bittersweet account of "the whirligig of time". Starring Kara Tointon and Adrian Edmonson. ... more

Single Man, A

Opening Date: Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018

Fashion On Film – A Singular Vision Cinema Nova and the Melbourne Fashion Festival present a screening of the stylish, Golden Globe-winning A SINGLE MAN (starring Oscar winners Colin Firth and Julianne Moore) directed by renowned fashion designer Tom Ford. Piccolo of champagne on arrival and Fashion Film Award shorts ... more

England Is Mine

Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Mar 2018

A heartfelt portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester, before he went on to become lead singer of seminal ‘80s band The Smiths. Director Mark Gill, Oscar and BAFTA nominated for his astounding short film The Voorman Problem, captures the Industrial North of Thatcher’s Britain: ... more

Human Flow

Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Mar 2018

World renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei captures today’s global refugee crisis of over 65 million people – the greatest human displacement since World War II – in this breathtakingly epic film journal. The staggering scale of the refugee crisis and the real human faces of a planet on the ... more


Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Mar 2018

A probing documentary that delves into the conflicted relationship Australians have with our most famous fauna: the kangaroo. The kangaroo is simultaneously an icon and a pest, a sacred symbol, a resource to be harvested and a species to be protected. KANGAROO explores the complex and conflicting opinions around this ... more

NT Live: Young Marx

Opening Date: Saturday, 17 Mar 2018

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team ... more

Woman of No Importance, A

Opening Date: Saturday, 17 Mar 2018

Olivier award-winner Eve Best (A Moon for the Misbegotten and Hedda Gabler) and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax) star in this new classically staged production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy directed by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe. The first play from the Classic Spring Theatre ... more

Everyone's a Critic (Melbourne Food and Wine Fest)

Opening Date: Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018

A special event for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Bringing together fine food lovers and aspiring food critics with Melbourne’s hottest chef Andreas Papadakis! Wednesday March 21st - 8.00pm. Tickets $80 or $180 with matched wines. Vegetarian option available. Tickets on sale below At the Nova Bar and Kitchen, we ... more

Mary Magdalene

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Mar 2018

From Garth Davis, the director of the award-winning Australian smash hit Lion, comes a biblical tale with a difference that tells the untold story of the only woman disciple of the man who came to be believed to be the son of God – Mary Magdalene. Set in the Holy ... more

Death of Stalin, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 29 Mar 2018

NOVA FILM CLUB: Advance screening Tuesday March 20, 6.45pm. The Nova Film Club hosts an advance screening with film passes, drink specials and conversations to follow in the Bar after the film - all included in the ticket price! Come and meet some new Novaphiles. Book now! March to hilarious victory ... more

Met Opera: Bohème, La

Opening Date: Saturday, 31 Mar 2018

An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Sonya Yoncheva stars as Mimì opposite Michael Fabiano as the passionate writer Rodolfo. Susanna Phillips reprises the role of the flirtatious Musetta and Lucas Meachem sings the role of her lover, ... more

Have You Seen the Listers?

Opening Date: Thursday, 5 Apr 2018

A candid and personal insight into the rise of world-renowned street artist Anthony Lister as he challenges conservative Australia, whilst battling his own demons. ... more

Pop Aye

Opening Date: Thursday, 5 Apr 2018

Go on an offbeat journey across Thailand in the company of a burnt-out architect and his long lost best friend – who just happens to be an elephant – in the debut feature from Singaporean director Kristen Tan. Thana (Thaneth Warakulnukroh) has had a successful career designing buildings in Bangkok, ... more

Hitler vs. Picasso and the Others - The Nazi Obses

Opening Date: Saturday, 7 Apr 2018

In 1937 the Nazi regime held two exhibitions in Munich: one to stigmatize “Degenerate Art” (which they systematically looted and destroyed) and one, personally curated by Hitler, to glorify “Classic Art”. This immersive new documentary reveals the Nazi’s complicated relationship with classical and modern art, displaying an incredible number ... more


Opening Date: Sunday, 8 Apr 2018

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL SHOW At the Nova Bar and Kitchen Starring: Alexandra Hines (RAW Comedy Finalist 2017) Directed by: Tammy Weller Produced by: Alexandra Hines & Tammy Weller Previews April 3 to April 5 General sessions April 8 to April 19 After being prematurely discharged from rehab, pop sensation Juniper Wilde is back. ... more

Party, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet – the crowning achievement of her political career. She and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) plan to celebrate this with a few close friends. As the guests arrive at their home in London ... more

NT Live: Julius Caesar

Opening Date: Saturday, 14 Apr 2018

Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London. ... more


Opening Date: Thursday, 26 Apr 2018

The searing new drama from Russian master Andrey Zvyagintsev (Leviathan, Elena, The Return), LOVELESS is a razor-sharp portrayal of a marriage – and country – in a state of collapse. Boris (Alexey Rozin) and Zhenya (Maryana Spivak) live together in the same Moscow apartment, but their relationship is all but over. ... more

Met Opera: Semiramide

Opening Date: Saturday, 28 Apr 2018

Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Semiramide. Rossini’s opera, which has not been seen at the Met in 25 years, will be conducted by Maurizio Benini and feature Elizabeth DeShong as the Commander of the Assyrian army Arsace, Javier Camarena as an Indian king ... more


Opening Date: Thursday, 3 May 2018

Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives. ... more

NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Opening Date: Saturday, 5 May 2018

Sienna Miller stars in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, directed by Aussie local Benedict Andrews, based on Tennessee Williams’ classic play. On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the ... more


Opening Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018

A suspenseful historical drama from John Curran (Tracks), CHAPPAQUIDDICK examines the infamous 1969 incident when Senator Ted Kennedy accidentally drove off a bridge, resulting in the death of campaign worker Mary Jo Kopechne. Among the most morally murky episodes in late 20th-century US politics — and that's a crowded field — ... more

RSC: Macbeth

Opening Date: Saturday, 12 May 2018

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusac. ... more

BPM (Beats per Minute)

Opening Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018

Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s. ... more

Caravaggio - Soul and Blood

Opening Date: Saturday, 19 May 2018

Hot on the heels of the groundbreaking smash hits Vatican Museums 3D and Florence and the Uffizi Gallery comes a brand-new documentary on the life and work of Italian master Caravaggio and the birth of modern painting. Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood is an immersive and visually stunning journey ... more

Met Opera: Così fan tutte

Opening Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018

Phelim McDermott returns to the Met staging Mozart’s comedy Così fan tutte, led by David Robertson. Set in the 1950s on Coney Island, the cast features Amanda Majeski as the conflicted Fiordiligi; Serena Malfi as her sister, Dorabella; Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara as their feisty maid, Despina; Ben Bliss ... more


Opening Date: Thursday, 14 Jun 2018

A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend. ... more

Met Opera: Luisa Miller

Opening Date: Saturday, 16 Jun 2018

Verdi's Luisa Miller returns to the New York stage, which has not been seen at the Met since 2006. Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her ... more

Van Gogh - Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies

Opening Date: Saturday, 23 Jun 2018

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Met Opera: Cendrillon

Opening Date: Saturday, 14 Jul 2018

Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly, whose Met credits include staging Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment and Massenet’s Manon. Joyce DiDonato adds another role to her Met repertory as the title character, a role she ... more

NT Live: Macbeth

Opening Date: Saturday, 21 Jul 2018

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, ... more

On Chesil Beach

Opening Date: Thursday, 26 Jul 2018

A drama set in the early 1960s and centered on a young couple on their honeymoon. ... more

Wife, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 26 Jul 2018

Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce star in a critically acclaimed drama about the implications of living in another's shadow. A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he'll be receiving a prestigious award. ... more

RSC: Romeo and Juliette

Opening Date: Saturday, 11 Aug 2018

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for ... more

RSC: Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 6 Oct 2018

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies ... more

Louvre, The - Old Masters for Modern Art

Opening Date: Saturday, 27 Oct 2018

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